Quote Originally Posted by whatever View Post
I don't know, but I wouldn't respect a man who spend a huge amount of money on an engagement ring- it's just not practical... if you're going to spend that 17.5k to impress me remodel the kitchen and take me on a really nice vacation :rolli:
lol Yeah. I couldn't respect someone that spends that much money on something that I wouldn't want to wear or even like for that matter.

Quote Originally Posted by kendoiwan View Post
Assuming he could afford the 17G's in the first place, that's not even all that much money to spend on a ring relatively. That won't even cover most weddings these days...
I was thinking the same thing. He's in the starter Tiffany range, and the average engagement ring there is usually 25k+. If he has that kind of money to spend, the ring was a bargain.